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Daytona Times, others to be recognized Sunday by B-CU

Bethune-Cookman University will present several Daytona Beach area organizations and individual activists with the inaugural Dr.…

B-CU men defeat FAMU in hoops

Mikel Trapp hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:06 left to help Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) pull away…

Lady Wildcats squash FAMU women 76-64

Kendra Cooper scored 22 points and Jasmine Knowles a career-high 20 as Bethune-Cookman completed its first…

B-CU president to address community following school shooting

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune–Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson will address the…

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Plenty of complaints about Volusia schools

Plenty of complaints about Volusia schools Teachers, support staff ask for higher pay, cleaner schools, less testing BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Filthy classrooms, no soap or toilet tissue in bathrooms, roaches on the windowsills, long hours and that pesky pay…

Summer lifeguard tryouts in Volusia begin Feb. 28

Summer lifeguard tryouts in Volusia begin Feb. 28 Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division plans to hire 150 part-time lifeguards to help keep beachgoers safe this summer. Swim tryouts will be on these dates: • Feb. 28: 8 to 10 a.m. at the DeLand YMCA,…

Volusia residents urged to get vaccinated against measles

Volusia residents urged to get vaccinated against measles COMPILED BY TIMES STAFF The Florida Department of Health is working with other state and federal officials to monitor individuals who may have been exposed to measles cases across the state. In the past two weeks,…

Volusia increases daily beach vehicle access fee to $10

Volusia increases daily beach vehicle access fee to $10 The Volusia County Council has approved ordinance changes that increase vehicular beach fees for the first time in 20 years. The fees will become effective Feb. 1. The new fees are $10 for a daily pass,…

‘We must celebrate and we must act’

‘We must celebrate and we must act’ Volusia leaders urge attendees at MLK events to keep pressing for change BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “What a beautiful day to be in this place and at this time, to celebrate a good man,”…

Edward Waters College Choir gives spiritual, soulful performance at church benefit

Edward Waters College Choir gives spiritual, soulful performance  at church benefit One of America’s foremost college choirs was in concert, promoting the value of the arts in the community by means of the First Annual Youth Benefit Concert. The Edward Waters College Choir, earning the greatest renown…

Plenty of jazz on the menu at fundraising breakfast

Plenty of jazz on the menu at fundraising breakfast The 13th Annual Jazz Breakfast triumphed again, giving rise to Rob’s JazzExpress rockin’ the house, and staying connected with the precious gift of love celebrating Valentine’s Day. Rob’s JazzExpress blazed a trail, diminishing none of its…

Flagler AKAs help homeless through generous donations

Flagler AKAs help homeless through generous donations Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Chi Delta Omega Chapter, celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., by delivering and donating packaged toiletries to the Sheltering Tree, a proven oasis for the homeless…

A look at Flagler’s ‘State of Black Education’

A look at Flagler’s ‘State of Black Education’ Nearly 140 attendees, including Flagler County School Board member Janet McDonald, other school officials and teachers, took a good look at the “State of Black Education” at the African American Cultural Society, dialogued by Dr. Amir…

An evening of jazz helps raise funds for charter school in Flagler County

An evening of jazz helps raise funds for charter school in Flagler County A recipe for making up a good charter school exemplifies a recent third annual fund-raising dinner for Palm Harbor Academy, with jazz chanteuse Linda Cole performing, and attended by diverse, affluent individuals whose achievements have made…

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe SundayServe is an annual outreach event in which United Methodist churches across the Central Florida area work together to accomplish service projects in their communities. The main goals of the event are to encourage churches to…

Election results too close to call

Election results too close to call As of 8:35 p.m., 100 of 125 precincts have reported election results for the 2014 Primary Election. The polls closed at 7 p.m.   Some problems When we delivered our equipment yesterday, 4 of the 125 precincts…

Community News

Community News Volusia’s Community Assistance Division plans public meetings Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will hold three publi meetings to provide information about the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Emergency Solutions Grant programs. The meetings…

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars Peter Nyong’o captures worldwide attention in selfie with celebs FROM STAFF REPORTS His sister snagged an Oscar on Sunday for her gripping portrayal of Patsey in “12 Years A Slave,’’ but Peter Nyong’o captured his share…

Covidien celebrates 50th year in DeLand

Covidien celebrates 50th year in DeLand Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack, Florida State Rep. Dwayne Taylor and State Sen. Dorothy Hukill were among other community leaders and the employees of Covidien celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary in DeLand on Oct. 26. Covidien’s…

DAYTONA 500

DAYTONA 500 NASCAR celebrates diversity on and off the track BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Fans flocked from all over the country to Daytona International Speedway to camp out, tailgate and watch the Daytona 500 on Feb.…

B-CU men defeat FAMU in hoops

B-CU men defeat FAMU in hoops Mikel Trapp hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:06 left to help Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) pull away and beat Florida A&M University (FAMU) 64-57 last Saturday at Moore Gymnasium. Florida A&M’s Jorge Rosa made his sixth 3-pointer…

Lady Wildcats squash FAMU women 76-64

Lady Wildcats squash FAMU women 76-64 Kendra Cooper scored 22 points and Jasmine Knowles a career-high 20 as Bethune-Cookman completed its first season sweep of Florida A&M in the Vanessa Blair-Lewis era with a 76-64 victory Saturday afternoon. Terrenisha Hollis added 14 points…

Lady Wildcat makes school history for blocked shots

Lady Wildcat makes school history for blocked shots FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Bethune-Cookman University fans and spectators witnessed history as Kailyn Williams became B-CU’s all-time leader for career-blocked shots. The Lady Wildcats suffered a 52-46 loss to the North Carolina A&T Aggies during…

B-CU men defeat Aggies 78-56

B-CU men defeat Aggies 78-56 Brandon Stewart’s 21 points led five Bethune-Cookman players in double figures as the Wildcats finally took a home win with a 78-56 decision over North Carolina A&T Monday night. The Wildcats (9-17 overall, 5-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference)…

Deltas host an evening of elegance to raise funds for scholarships

Deltas host an evening of elegance to raise funds for scholarships BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held its annual “Evening of Elegance Dinner and Dance” at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort Oceanwalk on Valentine’s Day. A…

Focus

Focus Sorority seeks men for annual cook-off event The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present its third annual Male Cook-Off event on March 22 at the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center,…

Community News

Community News Spoken word artist to perform at library this month DeLand-based poet and spoken word artist Kevin “NoirJente” Campbell will read from his collective works, expressing his thoughts on the human condition, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb.…

FOCUS

FOCUS B-CU to host Black men and boys ‘Day of Dialogue’ Bethune-Cookman University will host the Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys “Day of Dialogue” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on…

American Quilter’s Society to convene in Daytona

American Quilter’s Society to convene in Daytona American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is bringing its AQS QuiltWeek event to the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach Feb. 24-27, 2016. The events also are booked at the county-run convention…

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